Safe Sleep: Other Caregivers

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Safe Sleep in 30 Seconds

Keeping someone's baby safe puts a lot of trust--and responsibility--on you. Especially if you're new to caregiving, or if it's been a while since you had a little one around frequently, it can seem like there's so much to know and so much that's different than you thought.

When it comes to sleep, all you need to remember is in this 30-second video. 


For more resources that you can use yourself, or that you can share with new parents you care about, check out the links below.

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In-Person Help In Maricopa County

Nurse-Family Partnership

This free program offers home visits starting in pregnancy through the baby's second birthday. Nurses help parents with everything they need to give their baby a safe, secure environment. 

South Phoenix Healthy Start

For new parents in South Phoenix, this free program offers parents support before and during pregnancy, and after baby is born. They have classes, home visits, connections to other resources, and more.

Newborn Intensive Care Program (NICP)

For babies who spent at least 120 hours (5 days) in the NICU (newborn intensive care unit), NICP provides help once the baby comes home. This helps parents continue to receive care as they transition from hospital care to home.

Women, Infants, and Children (WIC)

For mothers meeting eligibility requirements, WIC provides support for buying food during pregnancy, while breastfeeding, and when the baby starts eating solids up until age 5. 


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Online Support

Talking About Updated Safe Sleep Practices (English)   (Spanish)

These videos help parents and grandparents share new tips for the new baby.

Baby Sleep Advice

You have questions. The Pediatric Sleep Council has answers. Get expert tips on everything from developing bedtime routines to safe sleep to how dads and other caregivers can help if baby only wants mom. They even have age-specific advice so you can see what's expected at any age and what might be coming next.

Baby Box University

Create a free account to watch short videos answering common questions about pregnancy, labor/delivery, baby sleep patterns, safe sleep, baby feeding, and more.

FindHelpPHX

This online directory is your guide to free and almost-free support services, like car seat safety classes to affording diapers and food to finding child care, plus many other support services. 

Text4Baby (English)    (Spanish) 

This text-based service is like having a friend who knows just what you're going through, and has support and answers for your questions. 

ASHLine

Being around smoke is one risk factor that makes babies more likely to suffer from dangerous sleep issues. Quit smoking to protect your baby. ASHLine is a free online and phone-based service that can help.

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